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Trump Presidency a Threat to World Economy: Risk Report

The London-based Economist Intelligence Unit, a global forecasting service, ranks Donald Trump winning the U.S. presidential election as one of the top 10 risks facing the world economy...
March 28, 2016

The London-based Economist Intelligence Unit, a global forecasting service, ranks Donald Trump winning the U.S. presidential election as one of the top 10 risks facing the world economy.EIU Logo

“In the event of a Trump victory, his hostile attitude to free trade, and alienation of Mexico and China in particular, could escalate rapidly into a trade war,” the EIU writes in its Global Risk Assessment, which was published online. The report ranks a Trump victory in the election as a “moderate probability,” which could become more certain if there is a terrorist attack on U.S. soil or an economic downturn.

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